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Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial tanner and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 675.23 PET

Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Sivertson, Howard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.49 Sivertson 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.49 SIV

Friedman, Mel

Summary: Discusses how the United States gained ownership of the Oregon Territory, who discovered the best routes west, and the obstacles pioneers faced on their journeys along the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

Tubbs, Stephenie Ambrose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 TUB

Murphy, Patricia J.

Summary: The story of Olivia and her family on their exciting journey along the Oregon Trail is used to describe what it was like to be a pioneer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MUR

Preston, Diana

Summary: Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of convicts from the Australian penal colony.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PRE

Rose, Sarah.

Summary: Follows the journey of Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, who was deployed by the British East India Company to steal China's tea secrets in 1848.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 382.4137 ROS

Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Haag, Pamela

Summary: "An acclaimed historian explodes the myth about the 'special relationship' between Americans and their guns, revealing that savvy 19th century businessmen--not gun lovers--created American gun culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 HAA

Summary: A band of Chicago counterfeiters hatched a plot to steal the President's body from its tomb outside Springfield, Illinois, and hold it for a ransom of $200,000. The story shows how important this beloved President remained to public so unprepared for his violent death in 1865.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc S

Craughwell, Thomas J.

Summary: Details a little-known historical event in which a gang of Chicago counterfeiters attempted to steal the entombed, embalmed body of Abraham Lincoln discussing the planning and execution of the crime, the resulting investigation, the reaction of Lincoln'sfamily, and the aftermath.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.709 Craughwell

Craughwell, Thomas J.

Summary: Details a little-known historical event in which a gang of Chicago counterfeiters attempted to steal the entombed, embalmed body of Abraham Lincoln discussing the planning and execution of the crime, the resulting investigation, the reaction of Lincoln'sfamily, and the aftermath.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7092 Cra

Achebe, Ngozi.

Summary: A tale of two women separated by 400 years but linked by history. Maxine a modern American woman who is half white and half African comes across a set of diaries written by a slave in the 16th century in her quest to connect with her Nigerian father. Then there is Onaedo a young woman from that era who found herself in the middle of events that were set in motion in a country far away from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandac-Goldberg Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P ACH

Meredith, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 968.04 MER

Larson, Edward J. (Edward John)

Summary: A retelling of the presidential election campaign between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson describes the fierce rivalry that was called "America's Second Revolution" and reveals the pivotal roles played by Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 324.973 LAR

Sandler, Martin W

Summary: Describes what happened when a slave ship packed with plunder was captured by pirates in 1717 then sunk by a brutal storm. Tells the story of the 1984 expedition to locate the wreck and what was uncovered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI

Summary: This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil ... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRI

Larson, Edward J. (Edward John)

Summary: The 1800 presidential election, the last great contest of the founding period, was so convulsive and so momentous for American democracy that Jefferson would later dub it "America's second revolution." America's first true presidential campaign gave birth to our two-party system and etched the lines of partisanship that have shaped American politics ever since. The contest featured two of our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 LAR

Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis

Summary: Transcriptions of more than four hundred Native American land conveyances from Plymouth Colony court records are now accessible to researchers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Bangs

Gunderson, Mary.

Summary: Discusses the everyday life, family roles, cooking methods, and common foods of pioneers who traveled west on the Oregon Trail during the nineteenth century. Includes recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Earth Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5978 GUN

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Crawford, Kim

Contents: Witness to Murder : Saginaw, 1802 -- The Saginaw Trail -- Trouble in Detroit -- War Clouds -- War in the Michigan Territory -- The Arrest of Jacob Smith -- I Pray You Inform Me ... : The Character of Jacob Smith -- Abduction to Saginaw -- The Return of the Boyer Children -- Jacob Smith versus Louis Campau, 1815 -- Peace -- Conclude a Treaty for the Country upon the Saginac Bay -- The Treaty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.403 SMITH, JACOB CRA